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“Politics as a chronic stressor”: News about politics bums you out and can make you feel ill — but it also makes you take action

“Politics as a chronic stressor”: News about politics bums you out and can make you feel ill — but it also makes you take action

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"Journalists who write about politics or who program cable news shows face a similar trade-off: Making people mad at the “other side” can be an effective way to harvest their attention — but it can come at the cost of making them miserable.
Some people are news junkies, and they’ll keep coming back for more. But others are happy to go watch Netflix instead."

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The above notes were curated from the full post www.niemanlab.org/2020/09/politics-as-a-chronic-stressor-news-about-politics-bums-you-out-and-can-make-you-feel-ill-but-it-also-makes-you-take-action.

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